Spongebob Squarepants Mushroom

Kingdom Fungi

Spongiforma squarepantsii

Location: Borneo, Malaysia


  • named after the cartoon character Spongebob Squarepants
  • looks more like a sponge than a stereotypical mushroom
  • body can actually be squeezed like a sponge and bounce back to its normal size and shape
  • mushrooms smells fruity